I have always loved weekends. Ever since I was a kid, I looked forward to Saturday soccer games, sleepovers with my friends, and no school! Although I no longer play soccer, no longer have slumber parties, and have endless homework to do, weekends are still a welcome change of pace from the busy weekdays.
At home in Victoria, I almost always follow the exact same weekend routine:
- 9 am: Spin at the squash club
- 10:30 am – 11:30 am: Squash training on-court
- 11:45- 12:30 ish: grab a bite to eat at the Parsonage Cafe with my mom
- And if my mom and I are feeling energetic… Shopping in the afternoon!
Yesterday, I had a very similar day to the “usual routine”, except I played more squash, and didn’t go shopping. Oh well, better for the body, and better for the credit card, right?
I really love Saturday’s because I get my weekend started off on a healthy and active note, and have the rest of the day free to enjoy the outdoors, see friends, or just relax.
Sunday’s tend to be a bit different:
- Wake up whenever
- Rest if I feel like it
- Work out if I feel like it
For me, Sunday’s are a “mentally physically off-day”. I try to plan my workouts such that I take Sunday as a rest day, but sometimes that doesn’t happen. Sometimes it doesn’t even end up being a light day.
However, I do have one rule: Whatever workout I choose to do on Sunday, it has to be fun and I have to be looking forward to it. Although my body doesn’t always need a complete off-day every week, my mind usually does.
So today, after my chocolatey-peanut-buttery breakfast, I headed down to the squash club to do some training with Chris and Jason! We played for a little over an hour, and worked up a good sweat.
When I returned home, it was food time! I was dehydrated, which meant I was craving fruits and veggies. (And FroYo, but we didn’t have any on hand, soo…)
I ate my cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado, and red peppers with some hummus and goat cheese on the side!
I threw it all in a bowl, and munched happily 🙂
I also had some dates and almonds (ate them too fast to snap a picture), and some cherries!
Don’t have any huge plans tonight (yay for Sunday evenings!), except definitely some quality movie watching and maybe I’ll even muster some motivation to do my core workout.